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Old 04-14-2004, 02:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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im thinking about get this 1 http://www.gecube.com.tw/productCategory.php?proID=29 $256 (AUS)

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a 9600xt with 256 meg dont no which 1

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what do u recommend i should get. my budget on my card is in Between $200(aus) & $300 (aus)
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Old 04-14-2004, 09:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i would get Nvidia FX5900XT
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Old 04-14-2004, 10:47 AM   #3 (permalink)
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That 9600XT will serve you well, you wouldn't really need much more than it for the latest games. I would get the 256MB 9600XT instead of the 128MB 9600XT Extreme - but I really don't know the difference.
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9600XT 128MB would be nice, if you dont upgrade much I'd go with the 256MB one though.
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No! wait about a week and check out ATI 9800 series prices. With the new cards coming out these prices should drop soon! WAIT!! With all the action in the GPU releases give it time and then buy when prices go down!
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I just recently bought a 9600 Pro and it works great. I bought mine off of Ebay factory sealed very cheap.
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The 9600XT is a good choice, but I'd go with the 9800 Pro if it fits your budget
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I recently bought the eVGA nVidia 5700 Ultra for it's overlocking stability.

I have had lot of luck with it and I cannot complain. One day I might upgrade but not for awhile. Handles Call of Duty, BF1942, BF Vietnam and all the games with ease.

Runs you $168 at Newegg.com

I think DeathToCats has a point. With the new release of the chipsets (See nVidia.com) the prices on some of the other cards will be dropping soon, if not already.
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i mite wait and just get a 9800 pro.does any body no how much of a drop it will be?
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can't say, though I would go Radeon because they have tested to outperform Nvidia's cards
what I like about XT's is they overclock and underclock themselves where neccesary
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